L'espirit de l'escalier
Posted by [email protected] on June 01, 2001
In Reply to: L'espirit de l'escalier posted by Bruce Kahl on June 01, 2001
: : I am looking for the origin or other information on the phrase "the wit of the staircase"
: l'espirit de l'escalier or the "the wit of the staircase".
: Those biting ripostes that are thought of just seconds too late, on the way out of the room halfway down the stairs or even days later.